Kathie Lee & Hoda: British Slang Game
Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb were joined by Rob Shuter, Huffington Post Celebrity columnist, as they took a look at British slang, including gob, balls up, bog roll and Y Fronts.
British Slang: Meaning Of Gob
If I say you have the biggest gob, I am saying you have the biggest what?
The correct answer is mouth.
British Slang: Blower
Hoda is obsessed with her blower. What is a blower?
- Hair dryer
The correct answer is your phone.
British Slang: Balls Up
If I say “balls up,” it means?
- We are going to a cricket match
- We are going to give a toast
- You’ve made a terrible mistake
The correct answer is you’ve made a terrible mistake. Rob Shuter said that balls up is you’ve made a mistake.
British Slang: Bog Roll
What do you do with bog roll?
- Clean your butt
- Eat it with chips
- Roll it down the side of a hill
The correct answer is clean your butt. Rob Shuter said a bog roll is toilet paper.
British Slang: Manky Vs Dodgy Vs Jammy
Finish the sentence: I’m going to the casino because I feel…
The correct answer is jammy. Rob Shuter said that jammy in Britain means lucky.
British Slang: Panda Car
You have just been put in a panda car because…
- You are on the way to the nuthouse
- You are on your way to jail
- You are on your way to the zoo
The correct answer is you are on your way to jail. Rob Shuter said that a panda car is a police car in Britain.
British Slang: Y Fronts
You just bought your man Y Fronts. Is it a…
The correct answer is underwear.